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FOX
Dec 31, 2012 6:00pm PST
democrats meet. president obama and leaders say they are close to a deal but it is on a smaller scale. a deal would raise taxes on families making more than $450,000 and extend unemployment benefits. >> we will work on finding smarter ways to cut spending. but let's not let that hold up perecing americans -- protecting americas. >> reporter: here is where they have been struggling, automatic spending cuts to the trillion dollars mark. it would effect the defense department and social programs. >> wee using -- we are using an ax instead of a scalp. >> reporter: even if there is a vote tonight in the senate the house still has toapprove something and they have -- to approve something and they have already gone home. they will be back on new year's day. ktvu channel 2 news. >> after years of deficits in california there is finally light at the end of the tunnel but that would change if the nation goes over the fiscal cliff. ktvu's ken pritchett is live with how failure in washington will hurt california. . >> reporter: reaching a deal tonight would be important. people next month make less
FOX
Dec 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >>> president obama is expected to head back to washington from hawaii tonight. today, house speaker john boehner said it's up to the senate to pass legislation to avoid the steep cuts and tax hikes that are set to take effect january 2nd. some observers say it looks likely the u.s. will go over that cliff allowing lawmakers then to vote to lower taxes after they first go up. >> to make them look better? to appease voters? is that the reason? great. . >> meanwhile, another showdown is looming. the government will hit its federal debt limit on new year's eve and could default unless congress passes legislation to permit more borrowing. >>> the passage of proposition 30 gave governor brown the extra money he wanted for california schools. now he's working on a proposal to differencevy up the funds. eats work -- divvy up the funds. >> he wants to return more accountability, authority and decision-making down to local school districts because teachers, administrators and parents have a better sense of what their local priority are than people here in sacramento do. >> the governor's prop
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